14-18.09 Rebel Up takeover @ Goulash Disko Festival, Komiza (Croatia)

Last week Rebel Up did a small takeover at the always amazing Goulash Disko festival in Komiza, at Vis island in the Adriatic sea of Croatia.

SebCat, Memo Pimiento and Don Plok played set on 1 of the 2 beach stages alongside a string of other amazing bands and DJ’s. Big up gratitude to the Goulash crew, all artists and dj’s, and all the old & new friends who shared their top vibes. Between sunshine by day and stormy rainy weather by night, it was quite the experience this year.

Check out the Goulash Disko website or Facebook and follow them for next year 2023, which promises to be another great edition.

Below some memories and impressions of the festival.

Sunday 01.05 > Rebel Up @ Illegaal Festivaal #3, Brasserie Illegaal, Forest Bxl

iLLeGaaL FestivaaL is Back!#3 will take place in the brand new Illegaal brewery!
SpeciaaL edition for the big opening of (y)our new playground on 29.04, 30.04 + 01.05 !
* New place * New beers * New projects * Collabz with old and new partners in crimes.

Rebel Up will play on sunday mayday, from 22h until midnight. (Next day is a bank holiday!!)

on the programme >>>
* Radio Vacarme * Le Motel x Bruce Wayne * Aldous * Jazz Crew * Azmari * Vacarme – Clara Duflos * Maru Kay * Vacarme – Fleur * Chouette Asbl – High Jinks Delegation * Mighty Patch Dubwise * Dj Darkmatter * Bama Celesta * Masterslave * ASBL RAVIE – Drink after Drink * Sarah Bear * Les Chats Noirs – gut model * La +32 * Andy B * Stadskanker – Stakattak * Juicy * Christophe Clébard * Pernovitc * melissa juice * Vacarme – Poxcat crew * Tour de Samme – The Loop Brother * Aziza Trio * Dark Mattr * Cabaret Cirque * Vacarme – Performance drag et chant par Sergeï et Isuf * ZETA CLAN * SWEATS * Rebel Up * Sophie Melis & friends * Tarot masqué * Sangliers Lâchés En Cuisine * Les Shis sau6 * SaraBichel Ô Drapo * AtomiKitchen * Powsey * LaRace… ***

FB event here
website Illegaal

Wedn 13.04 > Rebel Up Alive session @ Bonnefooi Bxl

Every second Wednesday of the month, Rebel Up gathers alternative artists from Brussels and beyond and will make us dive into global sounds from the underground scene.

This night is curated by Tropical DJipsies.

Live concerts by:

Sina Kienou
Sina Kienou is a young musician from a large family of griot-musicians, from the late chief of the griots of Burkina Faso, Baba Kienou Abdoulaye.
https://www.facebook.com/kalzakienou

Raluca Apetria
Raluca’s style of music is characterized by warm and colourful sonorities, slightly melancholical tones and cinematic moods. The imprint of impressionism, folklore and jazz can be perceived in her musical universe. (Jojo Demeijer will join Raluca and add percussions and even more colors to this trip)
https://www.facebook.com/RalucaApetriaMusic
https://ralucaapetria.bandcamp.com

DJ sets after concerts by Tropical DJipsies with DiDi & RaqL in global sounds.
https://www.facebook.com/TropicalDJipsies
https://www.mixcloud.com/TropiCalDJipsieS

Doors 20H
Free in / entree libre / gratis
FB event

@ Bonnefooi
Steenstraat 8 Rue des Pierres
1000 Bxl

Saturday 02.04 > Listen Festival: Rebel Up x Crammed Discs night @ VK Vaartkapoen with Zenobia, Acid Arab dj set Schroothoop & more

hey all,

Listen festival is finally on again this week for 1st time since 2019! Such an amazing programme, 5 nights of music allover Brussels!

On saturday 02.04 Rebel Up & Crammed Discs team up with the VK Vaartkapoen venue with an amazing diverse lineup. Schroothoop trio from Brussels on their instruments made from recycled trash, Palestinian duo Zenobia and their electro-dabke sound and DJ set by Acid Arab, plus Rebel Up & Rrita Jashari on the dj decks for more dancefloor fun.

More than 80% of the tickets are gone, so better hurry up. Get tickets here.

Lineup >>>>
22h00 Rrita Jashari
23h00 Schroothoop ‘Live’
00h00 Rrita Jashari
00h30 Zenobia ‘Live’
01h30 Acid Arab ‘Dj set’
03h30 Rebel Up DJs
05h00 end


FB event

On friday 01.04, Instore listening session > Rebel Up & Fresh Nunas will spin vinyls at Tropicall Records in the Marolles area. Also concert by Burkinabé griot musician Kaito Winse.

Come over, free in > bar with artisanal beers, samosa & arancini tapas, piments de fati & more. From 18h to 23h. FB event.

@ Tropical Records
shop
235 Rue Haute
Marolles Bxl

26 + 27.11 > Rebel Up @ Julie Menuge Textile Design + Le Reservoir

This weekend some Rebel Up action in Les Marolles barrio of Brussels.

On Friday evening instore pop up dj sets at Julie Menuge Textile Design with a host of female dj’s by Tropical DJipsies, Cha Lotte, as well as Rebel Up SebCat.

Come and see the stock sale of Julie Menuge’s shop, DJ sets from 17h to 21h.
More info here.

@ Julie Menuge Textile Design
Rue Blaes 154, Marolles Bxl

On saturday at Le Reservoir, our Rebel Up & Friends resident night with Rebel Up, DiDi (Tropical DJipsies) and more TBC

Normally from 20h – 2am, but considering the covid measure it could be put from 18h – midnight, or in the worst case cancelled.

More info here

@ Le Reservoir
Rue Haute 204 Hoogstraat
Marolles

New release on Rebel Up; single ‘Mamari’ by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble

The song ‘Mamari’ is the title song to the forthcoming album of the same name by Muito Kaballa Power Ensemble from Cologne, Germany, which will be released at end of May on outernational Brussels label Rebel Up Records. It represents the vast musical development of the Muito Kaballa project since the release of the first album ‘Everything is Broke’ in 2019 on German label Switchstance Recordings.

Muito Kaballa, also known as Niklas Mündemann, started out as a one-man show on the streets and quickly gained attention through his loopstation performances. After the recording of the first album Niklas Mündemann wanted to move away from the entertainer image and explore new musical ideas. When he met musician Jan Janzen, the two instantly decided to create a band and take the project to the next level with heavy influences of afrobeat, jazz, funk and grooves. The band now consists members Nora Beisel on vocals, André van der Heide on drums, Leonard Gaab on percusscions, Marie Tjong-Ayong on trumpet and flugelhorn (recently replaced by Lilli Thomas on trumpet), Till Weise on bass, Benjamin Schneider on guitar, Tim von Malotki on baritone sax, Jan Janzen on keys and Niklas Mündemann on tenor sax, flute and synthesizer.

Till Weise, bassist and composer of Mamari; “When I first wrote Mamari, I wanted to create a song that I could play alone while singing along to it. Mamari is a song with a groove heart that moves forward fast and at the same time stumbles. Like riding a bike with bent wheels or like the way how camels move, which is called the pace gait, or in arabic: Mamari.”

You can buy the single or their Bandcamp or listen via Soundcloud.
The video will be premiered on friday 12.03 at 14:00 Belgian/German time.

Tue 23.02 Rebel Up radio @ BRUZZ videostream, interviews with TOHM of Neuquén Groove & duo Savage Project

Tonight from 21 – 22h Brussels time.
Rebel Up show on the BRUZZ radio live videostream, tune in here.
interviews with TOHM of Neuquén Groove and Andalucian duo Savage Project.
Also tunes by Plu Con Pla (Galletas Calientes), remixes by El Búho and Biomigrant.

tune in for an hour of global sounds, organic ethnic sounds, electronic bass, cumbia and more!